Articles by Edan Lepucki

January 25, 2016

Flossing Your Teeth and Reading Dickens: Resolutions for the New Year 2

In figuring out my own reading resolutions, I realized how much fun it is to hear about what others plan to read this year.

December 13, 2015

A Year in Reading: Edan Lepucki 4

Midway through the book, I thought, These books are so…female. I feel like…I’m sucking on a tampon.

June 17, 2015

There Must Be a German Word for That: Language for Writers and Readers 11

There are a host of moments in the life of a writer/reader that require their own special words. I’d settle for acronyms. We can do this, people! Our tribe came up with Franzenfreude, after all.

March 31, 2015

Beyond Binaries: On ‘Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids’ 14

I never placed before myself an either/or choice: writing or parenthood. I do think it’s possible to love your child unconditionally, and to also care deeply about one’s artistic pursuits. They aren’t mutually exclusive.

March 16, 2015

Bodywise and Brainwise: The Millions Interviews Nina MacLaughlin 0

There’s something about putting your brain where you hands are that frees up the word-centers of the mind, maybe a bit like meditating.

February 24, 2015

To Be Eaten in Case of Emergency: Inspiration and Comfort for Writers 9

I asked a few writers to share what visuals they kept near them while working. Perhaps what they keep near them as they make sentences will inspire you to get writing, too.

February 3, 2015

Ask the Writing Teacher: The Third Person 3

When I’m struggling with a technical challenge in writing, I bang my head against the wall, write and rewrite and write again, and seek out books that have mastered said challenge.

January 21, 2015 x Dress-Lace Inc Navy Blue Swing Lace Dress 0

This x dress-lace shop navy blue lace dress is a navy blue swing dress for big girls with a polyester base, only polyester, as well as star printed fabric, making for a very creative choice. The round neckline keeps the subject warm but the keyhole button back is a stylish choice. The cropped chuffs […]

December 9, 2014

A Year in Reading: Edan Lepucki 14

Before my summer publication madness, before I did my reading in airplanes and various Panera locations and cheesy hotel bars, I had one particular experience with a book that filled my soul with fizz and made me feel alive in that way that only reading a great book can.

November 11, 2014

I Just Didn’t Like Her: Notes on Likeability in Fiction 29

Lately, I’ve been thinking: If I were a fictional character, would readers hate me?